“Recovery of information from the iPhone in question may not lead to anything new. But, what if there is evidence pointing to a third shooter? What if it leads to an unknown terrorist cell?” Sandfeur wrote in the letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook. “What if others are attacked, and you and I did nothing to prevent it?”
As more people weigh in, the dispute between Apple and the FBI has highlighted the division between Silicon Valley tech companies and law enforcement. Investigators have demanded that Apple unlock the encrypted phone in the hopes it will contain valuable information, but Apple has argued that doing so would make every iPhone vulnerable to hacking.